There are a lot of leagues out there that has Week 16 as the Super Bowl. Let's take a look and see who where the best performers from Week 16 and see if they helped your team win a championship.


Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers was the top scoring quarterback for the week with 36.74 fantasy points. Rodgers threw for 347 yards and 4 touchdowns. Rodgers also ran for 13 yards on 2 carries and had a rushing touchdown. The only negatives where the 4 sacks on Rodgers.

Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks scored 34.10 fantasy points to take the 2nd spot for the week. Wilson threw for 350 yards and 4 touchdowns while running the football 10 times for 36 yards. Wilson also converted a 2-point conversion. Wilson did lose a fumble and was sacked 6 times.

Tyrod Taylor of the Buffalo Bills grabs the 3rd spot on our list with 32.58 fantasy points. Taylor threw for 329 yards and 3 touchdowns. Taylor also ran the football 12 times for 60 yards. Taylor's only negatives where the 2 sacks that he took.

Kirk Cousins of the Washington Redskins scored 27.65 fantasy points to take the 4th spot for the week. Cousins threw for 270 yards and a touchdown while running the football 5 times for 30 yards with 2 rushing touchdowns. Cousins had no negative stats for the week.

The final spot for Week 16 goes to Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys. Prescott put up 26.24 fantasy points ion Monday nights games. Prescott threw for 212 yards and 3 touchdowns while running the football 4 times for 35 yards. Prescott's only negative was the 1 sack he took.

Hopefully you didn't start Trevor Siemian of the Denver Broncos. Siemian threw for 183 yards and had an interception. Siemian scored just 1.66 fantasy points in Week 16.

Running Back:

David Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals is back on top of the running back board. Johnson scored 39.60 fantasy points for the week. Johnson ran for 95 yards on 28 carries and scored 3 touchdowns. Johnson also caught 4 passes for 41 yards. The only negative Johnson had was 1 fumble.

Jay Ajayi of the Miami Dolphins scored 36.65 fantasy points to take the 2nd spot for the week. Ajayi had 32 carries for 206 yards and a touchdown. Ajayi also had 1 reception for 3 yards.

Le'Von Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers comes in 3rd for the week with 34.20 fantasy points. Bell had 20 carries for 122 yards and a touchdown while catching 3 passes for 15 yards with a receiving touchdown. 

LeSean McCoy of the Buffalo Bills was 4th for the week with 30.25 fantasy points/ McCoy carried the football 24 times for 128 yards and a touchdown. McCoy also caught 5 passes for 17 yards.

Mark Ingram of the New Orleans saints takes the final spot on our list with 29.30 fantasy points. Ingram carried the football 18 times for 90 yards and scored 2 touchdowns. Ingram also caught 2 passes for 3 yards and added a 2-point conversion.

Hopefully you weren't counting on Jeremy Hill of the Cincinnati Bengals this week. Hill had 7 carries for just 8 yards and his 2.55 fantasy points probably wasn't much help to you.

Wide Receiver:

Did you start or do you have Adam Thielen of the Minnesota Vikings? If you did start him he paid off big for you this week with 42.48 fantasy points. Thielen caught 12 passes for 202 yards and 2 touchdowns. Thielen also ran the football 1 time for 4 yards and also had 19 return yards.

Jordy Nelson of the Green Bay Packers took the 2nd spot for the week with 34.40 fantasy points. Nelson caught 9 passes for 154 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Doug Baldwin of the Seattle Seahawks put up 34.20 fantasy points to take the 3rd spot for the week. Baldwin caught 13 passes for 171 yards and a touchdown.

The 4th spot goes to Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys with 28.20 fantasy points. Bryant caught 4 passes for 70 yards and scored 2 touchdowns. Bryant also threw for 10 yards and a passing touchdown.

Cameron Meredith of the Chicago Bears takes the final spot on our list for the week with 27.75 fantasy points. Meredith caught 9 passes for 135 yards and a touchdowns.

Kenny Britt has been the Los Angeles Rams top receiver all season. Hopefully you didn't use him in Week 16. Britt managed just 1 catch for 15 yards and his 2.25 fantasy points wouldn't of been much help this week.

Tight End:

Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs was the top scoring tight end for the week with 30.50 fantasy points. Kelce caught 11 passes for 160 yards and a touchdown.

Charles Clay of the Buffalo Bills took the 2nd spot this week with 26.50 fantasy points. Clay caught 8 passes for 85 yards and had 2 touchdowns.

Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers finished 3rd for the week with 21.40 fantasy points. Gates had 8 catches for 94 yards and a touchdown.

Eric Ebron of the Detroit Lions grabs the 4th spot this week with 16.55 fantasy points. Ebron had 8 catches for 93 yards.

Dennis Pitta of the Baltimore Ravens takes the last spot this week with 14.75 fantasy points. Pitta had 8 receptions for 75 yards.

It looked like it would be a good week to use Vernon Davis of the Washington Redskins. With Jordan Reed out Davis took over as the #1 tight end, but managed just 2.05 fantasy points. Davis had just 1 receptions for 13 yards.

Defense/Special Teams:

With 20.14 fantasy points the New England Patriots Defense/Special Teams unit takes the top spot for the week. The Patriots had 3 interceptions, 2 sacks and recovered a fumble while giving up just 3 points.

The Cincinnati Bengals Defense/Special Teams unit takes the 2nd spot for the week with 16.88 fantasy points. The Bengals had 4 sacks a blocked kick and 122 return yards.

The Philadelphia Eagles Defense/Special Teams takes the 3rd spot for the week with 15.52 fantasy points. The Eagles had 3 interceptions and a defensive touchdown.

The Los Angeles Rams Defense/Special teams unit finished 4th this week with 14.64 fantasy points. The Rams had 4 sacks an interception a fumble recovery and 141 return yards.

The final Defense/Special Teams spot for the week goes to the Jacksonville Jaquars. The Jaquars put up 14.15 fantasy points by getting 3 sacks an interception and a defensive touchdown.

It wasn't the week to start the Chicago Bears Defense/Special Teams. Chicago went negative for the week at -2.28 fantasy points. The Bears gave up 41 points and had no defenses stats. They did have 68 return yards.   


Matt Bryant of the Atlanta Falcons led the way with 22 fantasy points.

Jason Myers of the Jacksonville Jaquars was 2nd with 17 fantasy points.

Justin Tucker of the Baltimore Ravens was 3rd with 15 fantasy points.

Robbie Gould of the New York Giants was 4th with 14 fantasy points.

Andrew Franks of the Miami Dolphins takes the final spot for the week with 13 fantasy points.

While the San Francisco 49ers won their game Phil Dawson had just 2 fantasy points on the week to end up at the bottom of the Kicker list.

If Week 16 was your Super Bowl week I hope you had enough of the top guys to get yourself a championship. If Week 17 is your Super Bowl like mine is' good luck to you.

Thanks for taking the time to read this article.

Published by John Burke